Re: Mini Tesla

to: Nick

Your cap is way too large.  Are you sure that isn't a .01 MFD cap?   


> From: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: Mini Tesla
> Date: Thursday, December 31, 1998 6:35 PM
> Original Poster: NickandSim-at-aol-dot-com 
> To All,
>           I have built a little 6in by 1.5in tesla with a flat spiral
> I have calculated the windings etc. with tc-cad and they all match
> freq. 1.457Mhz).  It has a 4in by 1in toroid and runs off a 3kv
> with a 0.1 uf cap and a 4mm spark gap.  I would appreciate any advice on
> teslas as the performence is not quite up to scratch.
>                                              Nick Field